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#JTOTD: Thankfulness is Always in Style

We’re thankful to join you in life’s journey, graciously sharing in some of your most meaningful milestones.

Antiques · Coins · Currency · Diamonds · History · Jewelry · Precious Metals

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Since 1968, Dempsey & Baxter has gained a reputation for honest dealings and consistently highest offers. We specialize in rare coins and jewelry, also offering expert appraisals of fine arts and collectibles.


Happy Father’s Day…

You know him as “Jack” at Dempsey & Baxter. I know him as my dad. Happy Father’s Day to a great dad and to all the other fathers out there!


Celebrating A Great Mom

While she is instrumental to us in the business at Dempsey & Baxter, I don’t think many people realize how much my mom does (and continues to do) for the Erie community and how important she is to our family. It was my mom that first taught me about strength, kindness and the importance of standing up… Continue reading Celebrating A Great Mom


Remembering The Early Days

Today as I celebrate 40 years of life, there are lots of things I remember.  This is a picture of me with some of the Dempsey & Baxter family. Can you tell who is who?

Coins · History

5 Rare Coins that Made History at Dempsey & Baxter and Around The World

This blog post comes from Chris Dempsey: Over the course of 50+ years, Dempsey and Baxter has been fortunate to have handled some of the rarest and most famous rare coins in existence.  From the famous 1999 Penny/Dime mule, to the more recent “Dicer” Hobo nickel by George Washington “Bo” Hughes, here are a handful… Continue reading 5 Rare Coins that Made History at Dempsey & Baxter and Around The World

Coins · History

Having FUN at The Florida Numismatists Convention

Recently Jack, Sherri and Chris Dempsey attended the F.U.N. or “Florida United Numismatists” Convention. There were over 1500 dealers and exhibitors, as well as 15,000 coin collectors who bought and sold rare coins there. Dempsey & Baxter’s late founder Jack Baxter in addition to Jack L., Jack M., Chris and Sherri, have been involved with the professional organization for many… Continue reading Having FUN at The Florida Numismatists Convention